Open Access Opinion

From Evidence to Practice: Importance of Developing Guidelines for Clinical Practice in Migraine Prophylaxis with Acupuncture

Yemeng Chen*

New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: December 31, 2020;  Published Date:February 05, 2021


In acupuncture practice, emphasis was focused on episodic migraine treatment, but the evidence-based practice revealed that acupuncture in migraine prophylaxis is superior to conventional medicine which is significant to clinical practice. Body constitution, syndrome differentiation, acupoints selection, needle techniques, stimulation modality, and treatment plan are the factors to be considered for developing guidelines of clinical practice for acupuncture in migraine prophylaxis.

Keywords:Acupuncture; Guidelines of Clinical Practice; Migraine; Prophylaxis

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